Countries/Groups Most Likely to Start World War 3

This war will be the end of us, but I wonder who's going to start it.

The Top Ten

1 United States of America United States of America The United States of America, or the U.S.A. for short, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, 48 of them are contiguous states. There are two other states, Alaska and Hawaii, which are north and south of the contiguous states, respectively. The United States declared its independence from the more.

GO USA I'm really scared about this...

Our country is being filled to the brim with racism and hypocrisy. - Synchronocity

Usa I don't like your Roteningchilds family and Jesuits please stop stealing oil from the middle east and also be free against these banksters and zionist and you will be never a goyim again.

People are heir are fine just Yas a lot t of enimies and stupid presidents (for example Trump)

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2 North Korea North Korea The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea, is a country in Eastern Asia. Its capital is Pyongyang. It is currently ruled by the dictator Kim Jong-Un, after inheriting the title from his father, Kim Jong-Il, who in turn inherited it from his father, Kim Il-Sung. more.

Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-In have been fighting a lot lately, and it's dragging China, Russia, the US, and even more.

I hope that kim jong uns son will be a good leader and will give people free will after kim jong un dies

I'm not suprised this is on list - Gaminglion

This has to be number one! I am affended that people say USA will start a war because of Donald Trump. I disagree. First off, Trump is much better than Obama and Hilary has done nothing for the past 20 years. We have to give Trump a chance. On the other hand, North Korea is a country that doesn't let anybody live. They hacked into USA. They have nukes. They are dangerous and scary. USA is the best country ever, leave a like if you agree. GO USA!

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3 Russia Russia Russia, known as the "Russian Federation", was formed on Dec 25, 1991. It is located mainly in Asia, while a portion of it remains in Europe. The capital and largest city is Moscow, followed by Saint Petersburg in terms of population. The country primarily speaks Russian, a Slavic language. more.


Putin wants war with the west. He hates everything about western culture, seeing it as incomparable with the existance of the Russian state, and wants to obliterate it. He also wants to rebuild the Soviet Union, but under fascist rather than communist domination. This would involve the annexation of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, which are members of NATO.

Not True, he once said "Whoever doesn't miss the soviet union has no heart, but whoever wants it back has no brain" - SoldierOfFortune

Fun fact putin has went over his two term limit so he's turning the country into a dictator ship

They have a decent military. And if the Chinese says they're going to war, they're definitely going to back them up. - Alpha101

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4 India India India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. Its capital is New Delhi. Some other major cities are Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahemdabad. more.

Indians be dreaming of nuking Pakistani occupied Kashmir...this is the true face of Indians. These idiots don't understand that people have suffered in the hands of the Indian so called army. Leave Kashmir alone for heaven's sake

Honestly, the raging conflict between pakistan and india is dragging other countries into it (US, Russia, China). This could possibly lead to a WW3

It's sure that india will nuke POK soon

India don't belive in war but if someone attack on india they'll strongly retaliate

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5 China China China, officially the People's Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. It is the world's most populous state, with a population of over 1.388 billion. It was established in 1949 by Chairman Mao, the president of the communist party. Its capital is Beijing. The major cities are Shanghai, more.

Well they do have the largest military, and the largest potential amount of reserve troops.

They have the best military in the world. It's tempting not to use it. - Alpha101

China dosen't have the strongest military in the world, what's everyone talking about. China has the SECOND strongest!

6 Israel Israel The State of Israel is a country in the Middle East and the only country with a Jewish majority in the world but arab, african and east asian communities still can be found. more.

They will probably be on the allie's side. - Alpha101

Not that it's their fault - people keep fighting over Israel for almost no reason. - JustAnAccount

They are not true Jews. They are Mystery Babylon followers. The true Jews aren't welcome there.

This country is the Evil and the darkness in the world they likely start the war in the world

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7 Iran Iran Iran, also known as Persia, officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a sovereign state in Western Asia. The capital city is Teheran and the major city is also Tehran. The country's official language is Persian. more.

They could easily bring Russia into conflict with Israel, Europe and the United States.

They already have a problem with the US. - Alpha101

Us has a problem with them, us is the problem of everything


Its not country but any countries supporting this group of psychopaths is likely though - Gaminglion

ISIS is taking over the Middle East. They are a threat to humanity. They have terrorists which attacked powerful countries like USA.

There a bunch of war creating maniacs

So apparently ISIS is now a country.

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9 Sealand Sealand

They will destroy everone

By pissing off Molossia

Yeah why not

Great superpower with best soldiers, but can be a threat.

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10 Pakistan Pakistan Pakistan was established in 1947 and is located in South Asia. Islamabad is the capital city of Pakistan. Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar are other major cities of Pakistan. Urdu and English are official languages of Pakistan. World's second highest peak (K-2) and ninth highest peak (Nanga Parbat) are more.

Pakistan is great country and has the power to win against it biggest foe, Indian but because war is not a solution they don't want any trouble and trying to resolve things in a peaceful manner. Pakistan also does not support terrorism. The so called Taliban come from Afghanistan trying to create problem in Pakistan.

These so called jihadis will definitely give the world one more devastating war and off course which will be end of this na-pak nation.

They are Muslim living here and supports Terrorism their government don't have an army but army has an government so they are most likely to start a war

Pakistan has one of the best militarys and would be 3rd nuclear power in the world in coming years...and as pakistan will not support terrorism

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The Contenders

11 Syria Syria Syria, officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia. Syria has been involved in a civil war since 2011.

This will further escalate the Syrian Civil war.

Nah. They have their own war to take care of. - JustAnAccount

12 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is an Arab state in Western Asia (Middle East) constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula. The official Language is Arabic. The capital city is Riyadh.

If US needs camels for battle, it's Saudi Arabia off course

13 Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine is a sovereign country in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the northwest, Poland and Slovakia to the west, Hungary, Romania, and Moldova to the southwest, and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.


If they survive Russian invasion, they will remain the most peaceful nation in Eastern Europe

14 Great Britain

A really good military, and if the US goes to war, they will probably help us. - Alpha101


Have you people not heard of canadian history?

No way! The UK would NEVER start a war! They would help other member of NATO in war, but never cause it.

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15 Palestine Palestine
16 Afghanistan Afghanistan Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.
17 South Korea South Korea South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.

South Korea doesn't want war, with the north, China or anyone else. For a war to start, the north will have to attack them.

Super junior

Team: USA and japan
Attack: North korea - SpencerJC

18 Iraq Iraq Iraq, officially the Republic of Iraq, is a country in Western Asia. more.
19 Australia Australia Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Australia has a very warm climate and is very dry. The country's official language is English.

Australia's not really the fighting type, but they are a strong country and may be a valuable ally. - Alpha101

Thanks we are nice and caring in most parts of Australia

20 Germany Germany Germany was formally united in 1871 under the initiative of Bismarck with King Wilhelm of Prussia as emperor. The previous 'Holy Roman Empire', basically a continuation of the empire of Charlemagne/Karl der Grosse was dissolved in 1806. more.


21 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates, sometimes simply called the Emirates or the UAE, is a country located at the southeast end of the Arabian Peninsula on the Persian Gulf, bordering Oman to the east and Saudi Arabia to the south, as well as sharing sea borders with Qatar and Iran.

I can feel that, I'm in uae - JeanMicheal35

22 Beliebers

Don't get me started on this - TheOne2345

They will kill us all

True - HelloMyfriend

23 Italy Italy Italy, in italian Repubblica Italiana, is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe. more.

Ww2 revenge

They're going to throw pizzas and spaghetti at US to get them more fatter than they already are lol

I just needed to vote to comment ok

24 Canada Canada Canada is a country in North America that is next to the United States, and it's the 2nd largest country in the world by area (size is 9.985 million kmĀ²). This country has 10 provinces, and 3 territories. Canada became a dominion on July 1, 1867. Its 10 provinces are: Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec, more.

Canada is the most fascist nation in the world at the moment. With the rise of the "Bloc La Quebecois" Aryan supremacy party, Canada has built up a tremendous military with aims at seizing the coastal regions of the United States before launching assaults against the European main continent.

Canada has forged an alliance with Germany. On Facebook, they have asked Japan to join their Axis. And Canada, like their German Axis friends, has decided to go to war. The target they are considering the most right now: The world!
And you might think "The world! " would crush Canada and end this war in about 5 minutes, but analysts predict it will at least be fairly close!

They would never start a war they are nice people I have a friend who's canadian I should know

There Is no way that Canada would start WW3. It is a amazing country with amazing people.

Really? Why is Canada in this list?

25 Mexico Mexico Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a federal republic located in North America. The country is located between the U.S. and Central America, and is known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches and its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts, and jungles.

Mexico is going to start a war by cutting off tacos to the US.

Donald trump is the person that start the next world war he added this on the list thank god Mexico would start WW3 Would lose USA would win

26 Boko Haram
27 South Dakota South Dakota

South Dakota? That is not a country, that is a state in the United States of America

One of the most threatening nations, I have little doubt that South Dakota will not start the Third World War. Look at their nuclear arsenal!

28 Japan Japan Japan is an island country in East Asia in the Pacific Ocean. It lies off the eastern coast of the Asia Mainland (east of China, Korea, Russia) and stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and near Taiwan in the southwest. more.

Japan and US VS South Korea and North Kores and China.South Korea already be RED team.

Probably japan will attack North korea
Teams: USA and South Korea
Attack: North korea - SpencerJC

29 Algeria Algeria Algeria, officially People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a sovereign state in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.
30 Taliban

More fire Talibans

31 North Sentinel Island North Sentinel Island
32 Turkey Turkey Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, more.
33 Sweden Sweden Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. more.
34 Iceland Iceland Iceland, also called the Republic of Iceland, is a Nordic island country between the North Atlantic and the Arctic Ocean.


Vote to comment are you kidding me?! Iceland is a peaceful country, and there is no way iceland will start WW3, It is a safe country

Stop spreading false information!

35 Serbia
36 Somalia Somalia


37 Colombia Colombia Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country situated in the northwest of South America, bordered to the northwest by Panama; to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by Ecuador and Peru; and it shares maritime limits with Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Jamaica, Dominican Republic more.
38 Greenland Greenland Greenland is an autonomous country within the Danish Realm, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.

The only army they have is snowmen and kids toy soldiers.

Yeah, right. There aren't enough Greenlanders to fill Vatican City. - JustAnAccount

39 United Kingdom United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly shortened to United Kingdom, UK or Britain is a Sovereign State located of the Northwestern coast of Europe. It is a Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy currently lead by Monarch Queen Elizabeth II and its current prime minister is more.

Because we managed to win two

40 Jordan Jordan Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, is an Arab kingdom in Western Asia, on the East Bank of the Jordan River.
41 Ireland Ireland Formed in 1916 after the Easter uprising, Ireland is a small country with a population of roughly 5 million.

I have no idea how a country with a population only double of the Chinese army can start ww3 - TheOne2345

42 Timor-Leste Timor-Leste East Timor, officially the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, is a sovereign state in Maritime Southeast Asia. It comprises the eastern half of the island of Timor.
43 Thailand Thailand Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia.

Spreading lady-boy to dominate worldwide male soldier. Surely they'll be in trap around by 6 feet group of lady-boy. Horrible.

44 Portugal Portugal Portugal (est.1152), officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north and east by Spain. Its territory also includes more.
45 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein

If very scared of this country I can I already see them taking over Switzerland then Austria, Germany, Italy then all of Europe then the whole world - RawIsgore

46 Donetsk People's Republic

He work for Russia against Ukraine. Moldova. Georgia. Estonia. Azerbajian. Lavatia.
And Lithunia.

47 Balochistan Balochistan
48 Caucasus Emirate
49 Croatia Croatia Croatia, officially the Republic of Croatia (independence since 1991), is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb. It is a member of the European Union. During the Cold War it was part of Yugoslavia. It is a cultural more.

What!? Both we and Serbs couldn't NOT start war in any way! - P-51IsDaBest

50 France France France, officially the French Republic, is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. The European part of France, called metropolitan France, extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to more.

Nuclear power.

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